Dragons used to be part of life in many cultures. In Chinese culture, people worship dragon for rain and better weather for good harvest. An Emperor has great power as he’s considered as the incarnation of dragon. In Japanese culture the dragon is also a symbol of supernatural powers. That’s why dragon tattoo is loved by most of oriental people. For them, dragon represents strength, courage, wisdom, protector of their loved ones.
In Western cultures, dragons tend to be portrayed as embodiments of evil that destroy villages and guard hoards of treasure. In modern fantasy literature, dragons are often depicted as friends of man and as highly intelligent and noble creatures.
Due to its symbolic meanings, dragon tattoo is mostly inked on backs, side, arms. It’s also seen on legs, feet and hands.
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